Child and Family Support Certificate, Undergraduate
The certificate is available to non-majors.
|Available to Cheney-Campus students only.|
|CDST 402||CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, LAWS AND ETHICS||5|
|EDUC 385||FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICES||4|
|EDUC 395||METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTING DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICES||4|
|PSYC 484||CHILD ABUSE: RECOGNITION AND INTERVENTION STRATEGIES||3-5|
|or SOWK 492||CHILD WELFARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES|
|SPED 412||INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION||4|
|SPED 415||ADVOCATING FOR FAMILIES OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS||4|
University Competencies and Proficiencies
- Minimum Credits—180 cumulative credit hours
- 60 upper-division credits (300 level or above)
- 45 credits in residence (attendance) at Eastern, with at least 15 upper-division credits in major in residence at Eastern
- Minimum Cumulative GPA ≥2.0
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation (use EagleNET) must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
Use the Catalog Archives to determine two important catalog years.
SOAR calculates based on these two catalog years.
- The catalog in effect at the student's first term of current matriculation is used to determine BACR (Breadth Area Credit Requirements) and UGR (Undergraduate Graduation Requirements).
- The catalog in effect at the time the student declares a major or minor is used to determine the program requirements.
Students who successfully earn a Child and Family Support Certificate from EWU should be able to do the following:
- communicate effectively with all constituencies, including children, parents, colleagues, and community members; and demonstrate professional leadership in the field;
- critically evaluate a variety of approaches in working with children and reflect on their own practices and interactions with children;
- demonstrate an understanding of children’s diversity;
- demonstrate effective practices in working with children and child service organizations, which include knowledge of content area, problem solving, use of technology, opportunity for choice, motivation, collaboration, and respect for diversity;
- demonstrate knowledge in addressing children’s lives and experiences from a variety of disciplines.